BP Hit With $1B Toxic Emissions Suit Over Texas Refinery

Law360, Houston (April 16, 2013, 6:50 PM EDT) -- A subsidiary of BP PLC was hit last week in Texas court with a $1 billion suit by 474 people who say they were poisoned by noxious gas released from a refinery once owned by the oil and gas giant.

Lead plaintiff Samuel Charles Boyd Jr. and others who work and live near a refinery once operated by BP Products North America Inc. — until it was sold to Marathon Petroleum Corp. last year — claim in the April 10 lawsuit that they suffered debilitating illness...
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